Cobus de Swardt on Transparency International and the…

[mp3]http://www.econnow.com/wp/wp-content/mp3/CobusDeSwardtOnCorruption.mp3[/mp3] Cobus de Swardt is the Managing Director of Transparency International (TI) which is well known for producing the annual Corruption Perceptions Index which ranks 180 countries on a scale of 0 to 10 for…

Africa has to find its own road to…

(Thanks to Ben Hirons) With respect of Dambisa Moyo's thoughts on Dead Aid here is another President of an African nation, this time, Paul Kagame of Rwanda making a case for leading Africa out of…

Peter Singer on the Ethics of Giving to…

Listen to the podcast of this post here: [mp3]http://www.econnow.com/wp/wp-content/mp3/PeterSingerEthicsOfGivingToTheVeryPoor.mp3[/mp3] Or download it here: download (.mp3) Peter Singer was recently interviewed by Kate O'Toole on Triple J's current affairs program, Hack. In the interview and ensuing…

Is Aid Killing Africa? – Foreign Correspondent –…

Watch the episode here: Watch online This Foreign Correspondent report brings the work of Dambisa Moyo, a Zambian-born economist who thinks that western Aid is creating long-term dependencies on outside help, stifling internal economic activity…